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Poster: Vermoontains Date: May 5, 2019 11:33am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Paul Simon sings "Mrs. Robinson" on DiMaggio Day in 1999

TDIH 69 song debut

Yanks look like boys of summer, like the shot of Yogi and Phil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07b-WtWT2BA&;t=5s

and on Kentucky Derby Day, with a needle and a spoon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNlUhW0azKI&;list=RDFNlUhW0azKI&start_radio=1

Derby Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-P5HpEItG4

Foolish Pleasure lost

E: I forgot to post the link to the song.

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What a Krazy Derby Day!


This post was modified by Vermoontains on 2019-05-05 18:33:06

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Poster: Reade Date: May 5, 2019 3:52pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Paul Simon sings 'Mrs. Robinson' on DiMaggio Day in 1999

Simon talked once of being in the same restaurant as DiMaggio. Only he didn't realize it until he found himself being summoned over to Joe's table. He reported for duty and what Joe had to know was, "Whaddya mean, 'Where did I go?' I didn't go anywhere. I'm here!"

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: May 5, 2019 4:23pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Paul Simon sings 'Mrs. Robinson' on DiMaggio Day in 1999

During the game yesterday, they said Mickey was his favorite player.
Mickey asked him why he didn’t use him in the song
Simon said something about the rhyme.

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Poster: Reade Date: May 5, 2019 7:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Paul Simon sings 'Mrs. Robinson' on DiMaggio Day in 1999

DiMaggio's name had more syllables, making it work as far as singing that one line..

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Poster: Vermoontains Date: May 5, 2019 7:52pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Paul Simon sings 'Mrs. Robinson' on DiMaggio Day in 1999

I think he was being nice. DiMaggio was an icon for that generation he is looking back to. Mick is more contemporary to me.
The words and voice are strikingly simple, I hear NYC in his voice.
Simon alone in Centerfield where they both stood, At Bat 5, on the scoreboard, looking toward home plate and singing to this crowd was a nice moment.